• January 21Order your 2021 yearbook! Use the link https://www.yearbookordercenter.com
  • January 4Students who wish to be COVID-19 tested weekly at school must enroll by Jan. 14
  • January 4Seniors and juniors who wish to take the SAT at WHS must register by Friday, Jan. 8
  • January 4Quarter 2 to end on Jan. 29, 2021
  • December 23Cohort A to attend school on Wednesday, Jan. 20 to make up for MLK Day
  • November 2Gov. Charlie Baker issues new 10 P.M. - 5 A.M. curfew for all Massachusetts residents starting on Friday, Nov. 6
  • October 16Students can now purchase their parking passes for $100
  • October 16Wayland High School to offer free lunches for all students for the entire 2020-2021 school year
  • October 5Mayor Marty Walsh announced that Boston has reentered the red category of COVID-19 infections as of Oct. 2

Wayland Student Press

Lucy Grasso breaks the barrier of the male-dominated golf team

Sophomore Lucy Grasso crouches down to try and see the best angle for her putt. Grasso was the only girl on the golf team this year as she used her skill to dominate and help her team win.
Delia Caulfield and Sammy Johnson January 18, 2021

In years past, there have been few girls who have tried out for the predominantly male golf team at Wayland High School. This fall, only one girl tried out and made the team: sophomore Lucy Grasso. Golf...

Girls basketball claims another victory against the Weston Wildcats

Junior captain Haley Melvin and freshman Ava Renneker raise their arms up high as they double-team a Weston player.
Lauren Medeiros January 15, 2021

The Wayland girls varsity basketball team was victorious against the Weston Wildcats in a back and forth game on Friday, January 8. This game was the girls' first home game of the season, and their...

Boys varsity basketball starts the season with a win

Senior captains Porter Moody and Noah Lee celebrate a shot made by Moody. Both players have been a strong addition to the team for multiple years.
Kate Clifford January 12, 2021

The Wayland boys varsity basketball team played their first game of the season against Weston on Jan. 5. It was a home game in the field house that consisted of many breaks for sanitizing and mask...

Boys and girls soccer captains prepare for the fall 2021 season

With an end to the 2020 soccer season, it becomes time to name the captains for the next season. Juniors Jonny Goldin, Jackson Dresens and Ben Chen were named captains for the 2021 boys soccer season.
Julia Raymond January 11, 2021

The girls and boys soccer teams were able to squeeze in a banquet to conclude their seasons, where they announced the captains for the fall 2021 season. Both banquets were held in the WHS lecture hall,...

Club athletes reflect on their past season with new COVID-19 restrictions

As the return of athletics for high school players brings excitement, junior club soccer player Daniel Bede feels gratitude for the allowance to play his sport for his club team. Bede is grateful to be returning back to the sport that he's been playing for for his whole life.
Kaitlyn Mabe January 4, 2021

Finishing their summer and fall club seasons, many club athletes are reflecting on their eligibility to play their sports, dodging the COVID-19 obstacles that come with being an athlete in these times. With...

Joe Porrell: Former WHS wellness teacher and basketball coach of nearly 45 years passes

Joe Porrell worked at WHS for 45 years as a teacher and coach. He was a wellness teacher and the head varsity basketball coach for WHS after graduating from Springfield College. “[There is a] special place in my heart for Coach Porrell,” wellness department head Scott Parseghian said.
Jessica Feist and Nandhana Nair January 1, 2021

Working at the same place for 45 years could seem uneventful for some, but with the passion for Wayland that Joe Porrell carried with him, he was able to impact all students and colleagues he met throughout...

Warrior Weekly: winners and losers of the NBA off-season

WSPN's Dante Coppola categorizes the the NBA teams into the winners and losers of the NBA off-season, and how that could effect their performance in the regular season.
Dante Coppola December 28, 2020

The NBA regular season has begun following an unusually short off-season. Despite the shortened period, there was still plenty of movement among both competing and rebuilding teams. Here is a dive into...

A Quick Glance: How winter sports celebrate the holidays

The 2019-2020 boys swim team poses for a photo at one of their weekly team dinners. Each year, sports teams at Wayland High School gather to celebrate the holiday season.
Sophia Oppenheim December 27, 2020

It's that time of year when winter sports are beginning at Wayland High School. As the winter vacation and holiday season draws closer, WHS sports teams gather to carry out their annual winter traditions. Sophomore...

Rounding The Bases Episode 7: Free Agency Predictions

Rounding The Bases Episode 7: Free Agency Predictions
Josh Schreiber and Garrett Spooner December 21, 2020

In the seventh installment of "Rounding the Bases," WSPN's Josh Schreiber and Garrett Spooner make their predictions of where the top MLB free agents will land. wspn · Rounding The Bases Episode...

Empty stands: Winter sports across the DCL to be held without fans

Wayland students cheer on the boys varsity basketball team during its game against Weston last season. As of now, students will not be allowed to watch winter sporting events this year.
Aditya Weling and Garrett Spooner December 19, 2020

An important aspect of high school sports are the loud, crazy fans that show up every game to watch their hometown school play. This year, there will be no deafening cheers or even restless boos from opposing...

Warrior Weekly: NFL Divisional Breakdown

WSPN's Max Brande breaks down and analyzes each of the NFL's eight divisions through week 13 of the NFL season.
Max Brande December 18, 2020

This NFL season has been anything but normal through these 13 weeks, and with week 14 about to play out, we are in for a whirlwind of a finale. With over 200 positive COVID-19 cases in the NFL, the coronavirus...

Fall sports complete improbable season with modified playoffs

Junior Ben Chen tests the defense as he searches for an opening to advance the ball. Chen was a junior captain for the boys varsity soccer team this year, and will be a captain next year as well. “We can build off of what we had going from this past season since we have a ton of guys returning and a huge senior class,” Chen said.
Dante Coppola December 17, 2020

Even with fall sports constantly battling the possibility of getting shut down, almost every team managed to finish out the season. Besides field hockey, which halted due to COVID-19 exposure inside the...

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